OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 18, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 34 for a two-unit residential dwelling in an Office Service zoning district at 1804 Harcrest Drive.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-72 Swimming Pool Fees.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-73 General Recreation Fees.

 

Adopted the 2009-10 City of Midland Budget, authorized the City millage rate of 13.94, authorized the levy of an additional 2 mills for the Downtown Development District, authorized the imposition of a one percent (1%) tax administration fee on all taxes levied and authorized the imposition of an additional four percent (4%) fee for taxes paid after the tax payment due date. (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, McKeag   Nays:  Rokosz)

 

Approved the proposed 2009-10 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.

 

Named City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stated City’s intentions to provide public transportation services and apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance.

 

Approved completion of Nathaniel Woodruff’s current term and accepted his resignation for his next term on the Aviation Advisory Commission.

 

Accepted Stuart Bergstein’s resignation from the Aviation Advisory Commission.

 

Recognized Midland County Project D.A.R.E., Inc. as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to A/C Electric for the purchase of a standby emergency generator for Fire Station #1, in the amount of $21,435.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,700 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $20,454.10 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on May 8, 2009.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,600 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil for $21,508.20 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on May 8, 2009.

 

Authorized execution of agreement with the United States Postal Service Greater Michigan District for enhanced access to the City’s Geographic Information System data.

 

Accepted proposal from Yeo and Yeo, PC for City auditing services for years ending June 30, 2009, 2010, and 2011 for annual fees of $40,500, $42,200, and 43,960, respectively.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Mercury Associates, Inc. for a fleet utilization and vehicle replacement study, in the amount of $49,600.

 

DETAILS ON ALL ITEMS AVAILABLE AT CITY CLERK’S OFFICE.

 

Summary contains only City Council action.  Discussion items by citizens are not included.  Details on Council meetings may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office or a video of the entire meeting may be purchased from MCTV at 837-3477.

 

                                                                                    APPROVED:

 

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan